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What happened after Israeli air raid flattens Gaza building housing Al Jazeera?

Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip entered its sixth consecutive day, with air raids hitting a refugee camp where at least 10 Palestinians – eight children, two women – were killed and flattening a high-rise building housing the offices of media organisations, including Al Jazeera.

TRT reported that journalists expressed their displeasure over the Israeli bombardement on the media tower in Gaza which housed international media outlets including Al Jazeera, Associated Press and wire news agency AFP.

After the bombing, thousands of protesters have gathered at the Imam Muhammad Abdel-Wahhab Mosque square in Doha, in solidarity with Palestinians, Al Jazeera’s Showkat Shafi reports.

Reem Alghoul, 28, a Palestinian living in Doha, told Al Jazeera she is heartbroken and angry “by what is happening.

Meanwhile, Palestinians on Saturday gathered in parts of the occupied West Bank to protest continued Israeli occupation and the ongoing bombardment of Gaza.

At least 140 Palestinians, including 39 children, have been killed in the Gaza Strip since Monday. Some 950 others have been wounded. In the occupied West Bank, Israeli forces have killed at least 13 Palestinians.

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